Project Manager – Capital Projects and Facilities Management

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 04 Jul 2021

Job no:505671
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Project Management and Project Support, HEO9

(HEO9) $116,557 to $124,698 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed-term, full-time position available for 3 years

Manage the delivery of multiple projects ensuring contractual arrangements are met while mitigating risk

Capital Projects and Facilities Management is responsible for the delivery of infrastructure projects and the provision of facilities management and support services across the University’s property portfolio to support the University’s core learning, teaching, research and administration activities. In this context, the portfolio ensures that the University enjoys maximum benefits as a result of the continued and prioritised delivery of high-quality capital, minor and planned maintenance projects within the Infrastructure Investment Plan and the delivery of Facilities management services. 

The Capital Projects team within the Portfolio oversees the delivery of complex building projects up to the value of $15 million with an annual Financial Investment Plan (FIP) budget ranging between $30M - $70M annually.

Working under broad direction the Project Manager is responsible for project management, including elements of major projects into the University environment as well as minor works, in accordance with time, cost, quality and contracts and negotiating variations and matters in dispute.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated 5 + years’ experience in delivering predominately engineering services infrastructure projects through entire project life cycle.
  • Demonstrated experience in the project management of complex services and building projects within the building and construction arena.
  • Demonstrated Stakeholder Management experience in diverse organisations.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively negotiate matters relating to contract disputes with consultants and contractors and display effective problem solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of the relevant construction legislation (including regulations and codes).

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 4 July 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

James Rivett
Manager, Capital Projects Delivery
P: +61 (8) 8313 7016

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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